AUBURN, MA, Sept. 12, 2016 (Press Release) -Kadant Solutions, a division of Kadant Inc., announced the launch of its Yankee Safe program developed to protect the Yankee and specific components used around and on the Yankee throughout their life cycle. The program is designed to aid tissuemakers in controlling chatter, minimizing upsets, reducing vibration, decreasing grinds, decreasing blade changes, and providing consistent quality.
The Yankee Safe program includes products such as the Blade View™ measurement device that digitally analyzes blade wear and profiles to the Yankee crown, and services such as Yankee doctor profiling, alignment, and preventative maintenance.
According to Jerry Vandoros, product manager at Kadant Solutions, “The Yankee is a critical asset and we believe we are in a unique position to help the tissuemaker safeguard this investment. We take a holistic approach and develop a close partnership with the mill. With our Yankee Safe program, it is possible to maximize production and efficiency while enhancing safety around the Yankee at the same time.”
Kadant Solutions, based in Auburn, Massachusetts, is a leading supplier of doctor blades, doctor blade holders, and doctoring systems for papermaking and other industrial processes. The division’s water management products are applied to the cleaning of forming and press fabrics and the filtration of process water as well as engineered wet-end products for papermaking.
Kadant Inc. is a global supplier of high-value, critical components and engineered systems used in process industries worldwide. The Company’s products, technologies, and services play an integral role in enhancing process efficiency, optimizing energy utilization, and maximizing productivity in resource-intensive industries. Kadant is based in Westford, Massachusetts, with revenues of $390 million in 2015 and 2,000 employees in 18 countries worldwide.